- a kind of kale with coarse leaves borne in tufts
- [pl.] the leaves of this plant, used as a vegetablealso called collard greens
Origin of collardcontr. from colewort
An edible plant (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) in the mustard family, having large smooth spreading leaves.
Origin of collardVariant of colewort
Alteration of colewort (“cabbage, cabbage greens”), from Middle English